The John Marshall Law School

The John Marshall Law School

The John Marshall Law School was established in 1899 in Chicago, Illinois. The institute offers both full-time and part-time courses to the students. A large number of master degrees in science and law are offered by John Marshall Law School. In addition, several joint degrees and study abroad programs are also available. Students can choose from courses in the fields of advocacy and dispute resolution, information technology law, tax law, and international law, among others.

The John Marshall Law School sponsors more than 30 student clubs and organizations including the American Association for Justice, Amnesty International, American Civil Liberties Union, and Brehon Society. The school also has a comprehensive library with facilities including an online catalog and electronic resources for the benefit of the students.

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Contacting The John Marshall Law School

The John Marshall Law School
315 S Plymouth Ct
Chicago , IL 60604
General Phone: (312) 427-2737

The John Marshall Law School Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Law516law, US law, legal research

Number of programs and degrees for The John Marshall Law School in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
First-professional degree4191
First-professional certificate921
Master's degree51

The John Marshall Law School Student Body

In 2007-2008, The John Marshall Law School had a total enrollment of 1,530 students (145 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 15%
First Professional 85%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 69%
Black 6%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 6%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 7%
(Foreign Students) 5%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 0%
20-21 0%
22-24 32%
25-29 42%
30-34 13%
35-39 5%
40-49 4%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

The John Marshall Law School Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Chicago, Illinois for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Illinois Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

The John Marshall Law School Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
The John Marshall Law School participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 169800)

The John Marshall Law School Faculty

The John Marshall Law School has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track105
Non-tenured and not on tenure track24

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year30$144,55610$142,530
Associate professoracademic year6$119,5835$116,330
Assistant professoracademic year11$107,0058$88,713
All faculty totalacademic year47$132,57923$118,115

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

The John Marshall Law School Degree Programs (2007)

American/US Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence (LLM, MCJ, JSD/SJD)
Law (LLB, JD)
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other

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